Rex Ryan, Mark Sanchez & Co. had to defeat the 'Fins in order to keep their playoff hopes alive, but Miami refused to lose in Jason Taylor's final NFL game. Miami's defense played visibly inspired and propelled the team to a win—racking up three sacks and three interceptions in the process.
Meanwhile, the Dolphins offense managed to succeed despite the absences of Jake Long and Reggie Bush. Miami received big contributions from players like Steve Slaton and Charles Clay that helped ease the pain of losing those two marquee players.
Miami's season might have been an utter failure, but this win over the Jets was absolutely amazing. Here, for one last time, are the lessons learned from the Dolphins' win.